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Bistro on Avenue

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Neighbourhood:
North York
Bar, Canadian
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1678 Avenue Rd, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
4167831928
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Toronto, Canada
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110 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Decided to try this out again and what a fail. Wings came burned to a crisp as if they had been lit in a fire. This used to be one of the best wings in Toronto. Now its probably the worst. What a shame.

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Thank ashman13
Brisbane, Australia
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103 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for great chicken wings and very nice French fries, look no further. Wonderful selection of basting, wonderful chicken wings and friendly service. Well worth the visit

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Thank Jay_trip69
Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

They recently moved south and are now closer the the 401. This place has been in business at least 20 years that I know of. The wings are great just the way I like them. The staff are very friendly and their prices are more then fair. There are also TV's all over the place so it is a great... More 

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Thank Chris H
Toronto
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

last Friday my wife and I decided to go for a fish and chips dinner.We had not been at the Bistro since they moved so we decided to walk in the snowstorm to eat there After arriving and sitting down our waitress .Candy came to our table .She was so friendly and helped us chose our salad The fish and... More 

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Thank Shnipson
Singapore, Singapore
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166 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Bistro on Avenue is a Toronto staple for great wings! The new location has opened this toronto favorite to new levels!

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Thank yagicorp
Ottawa
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I have always enjoyed visiting the Bistro over the years when I go to Toronto. I was surprised it had moved location but happy it was just down the road. The service was friendly and prompt but the wings were the real hit of the night, Exactly as I remembered hot, spicy and with the fabulous dipping sauce. I even... More 

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Thank Jennifer8Ottawa
Toronto, Canada
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110 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Don't ask for your wings well done, they will come burned to a dark crisp. Once again another place that originally was great as is going downhill fast. Service was not friendly.

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Thank ashman13
Toronto, Canada
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283 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Now further north at a new location, there is free parking available The menu remains the same and they still makr the best wings in the city. Service on Friday night was mediocre at best. Considering it wasnt terribly busy, the server forgot to come by to ask if we were ok, needed more drinks etc. Can't beat the wings... More 

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Thank eddie s
Toronto, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We went for supper tonight and will never go back. Not only was food terrible service was terrible. Thank god for the gentleman waiter he was great. I ordered a salad, onion chips, and the senior I was with ordered fish and chips. 1 salad arrived with 3 small cherry tomatoes cut in half, a bit of shredded cheese and... More 

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Thank kvanburen2016
Toronto, Canada
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145 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Bistro has been cooking up the best wings in Toronto for a long time now. Crowned as the "original" st.louis, Bistro takes its wings seriously. The "hot" and "suicide" sauces are mouth watering. Tuesdays have become a weekly gathering for a group of us, as the restaurant offers half-price wings every week (along with most other wing places on this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1678 Avenue Rd, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > North York
  • Neighbourhood: North York
  • Phone Number: 4167831928

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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North York
North York is one of Toronto's most culturally diverse neighborhoods. Home to a number of cultural events throughout the year that celebrate the city's varied ethnic communities, it's always worthwhile to see what's going on in the area. Its cross-section of inhabitants include students and long-time residents, giving North York an eclectic feeling of being both local and international. Extremely family-friendly, its rivers, arboretums, and parks cater to outdoor activities, while its historical villages paint Toronto's history in exciting shades. Bumper cars, mini golf, and inexpensive shopping also help cater to the inclusive family feel.
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